Hunter begins as chief nursing executive

Welcome to Kimberly D. Hunter, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, who begins today as chief nursing executive at UI Hospitals & Clinics.

Hunter brings more than 30 years of health care management experience to UI Health Care Iowa—including leadership roles at Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic. Before coming to Iowa, she served as associate chief nursing officer of Cleveland Clinic main campus and director of nursing for Cleveland Clinic’s Neurological Institute and its Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute.

As chief nursing executive, Hunter will lead the Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care at UI Hospitals & Clinics and provide administrative oversight to nursing services, the division of care coordination, and the departments of rehabilitation therapies and respiratory care.